The 27 antennas of the Very Large Array are on the Plains of Agustin, 50 miles west of Socorro, New Mexico. Each antenna is 25 meters (82 feet) in diameter.
Former Catholic church in Santa Fe, now a museum and wedding chapel. Known for its “miraculous” staircase. Constructed in 1870s.
Opuntia is genus of cacti that includes cholla.
Four months, one day with measurable precipitation — and that was just three-100ths of an inch. Even deserts have droughts.